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    Looking for the best chillin in Taiwan? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Taiwan. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Chillin Spots in and near Taiwan

    • Xinyi District, Taiwan

      Hike Elephant Mountain, Taipei

      1.2 mi / 600 ft gain
      Getting There: The trailhead is super accessible by public transportation, or via Taxi. While the entrance isn't extremely well marked, if you put "Elephant Mountain Hiking Trail" into google maps, or ask any local you should be able to find the trailhead relatively easily. It's kind of tucked aw...
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    • Xiulin Township, Taiwan

      Relax at Wenshan Hot Spring in Taroko Gorge

      0.5 mi / 210 ft gain
      Wenshan Hot Spring is accessible via a short hike that branches off the Central Cross Island Highway (Highway 8) in Taroko National Park. Coming from Tianxiang village, you will come to a small parking lot along the road just before you enter a tunnel. Park here and walk along the road towards th...
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    • Wulai District, Taiwan

      Hike to Wulai Waterfall

      1.2 mi / 100 ft gain
      Wulai is super accessible from Taipei, with public buses going directly to the town (Bus 849). Once in town, walk down Wulai Old Street until you reach the bridge. After crossing the bridge, you should see signs for Wulai Waterfall; the trailhead begins there.  The actual hike is SUPER easy. The ...
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    • Xiulin Township, Taiwan

      Hike to Baiyang Waterfall in Taroko National Park

      2 mi / 0 ft gain
      The Baiyang Waterfall trailhead is located near Tianxiang village in Taroko National Park. From Tianxiang village, head north on the cross-island highway. After just a couple of winding turns, you’ll drive under a covered section of road. The trailhead actually begins here, in a tunnel that will ...
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    • Taitung City, Taiwan

      Explore the Xiaoyeliu Rock Formations

      Xiaoyeliu, in Taiwan, is one of several similar Yehliu parks in Asia, and there's a reason they're all protected. The massive sandstone slabs lay one on top of the other, jutting into the sea, looking other-worldly. Instead of cloud gazing, try your hand at rock gazing, searching through the abun...
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    • Fengbin Township, Taiwan

      Explore Shihtiping on the East Coast of Taiwan

      Getting There: The entrance to Shitiping is clearly marked off of Highway 11, which runs down the east coast of Taiwan. It takes about an hour to get there from Hualien, the closest major city. If you don't have your own vehicle, scooter rentals go for about 500NT ($15 USD) for 24 hours. The driv...
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    • Hengchun Township, Taiwan

      Visit Eluanbi Lighthouse (鵝鑾鼻燈塔) in Kenting National Park

      2 mi / 150 ft gain
      Eluanbi lighthouse is located on Eluanbi Cape, within Kenting National Park at the southernmost tip of Taiwan. The lighthouse was originally built in 1883 as a result of frequent shipwrecks, caused by hidden reefs, typhoons, and strong southerly winds from Taiwan’s impressive mountains. It has be...
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    • Yuchi Township, Taiwan

      Explore Sun Moon Lake

      Sun Moon Lake is a beautiful lake that is located in the center of the island country of Taiwan. Hike along the lake to explore all the different towns and temples this area has to offer.  You can also take a boat around the lake to explore this natural wonder.
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